Facilities and Projects Manager

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  • Job Reference: RP/002
  • Job Title: Facilities and Projects Manager
  • Location: South West London
  • Basic Salary Range: Up to £50,000 plus package and opportunities
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted 4 months ago
  • This position has been filled

Our client are a reputable education establishment seeking to appoint a brand new Facilities and Projects Manager.

The main purpose of this post is to provide hands-on management of the operational business plan for University estate through the delivery of facilities and services by internal resources and external contractors and service providers. This includes supervision of all buildings maintenance and cleaning, security arrangements and health & safety policy and practice. This is the primary on-call role for all buildings-related issues.

KEY JOB DELIVERABLES / RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for the management of all aspects of the university’s London estate and property:
  • Managing the university’s buildings and premises to a high standard and within budget, meeting the needs of users and occupants
  • Designing and implementing short and multi-year maintenance programmes to optimise the condition and effective use of the property portfolio through all aspects of building management
  • Managing contractors and service providers, to provide planned and reactive maintenance and facilities
  • Providing on-call response to all maintenance and building issues
  • Working within agreed budgets to deliver smaller and larger projects
  • Managing the housekeeping and maintenance team
  • Working with the residential student support team to ensure a high quality experience for students
  • Leading on the health and safety performance of all facilities, including the maintenance of accurate records ensuring compliance with current legislation; this may include occasional guidance to other European sites with respect to health, safety, and other performance matters related to buildings.

 

PRINCIPAL WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

  • Director, London Programmes
  • Assistant Director, Student Support & Operations
  • Chief Housekeeper
  • External contractors
  • Residence Life Support team members
  • Student Life team members
  • Associate Director for Academic Affairs
  • Associate Director, Finance
  • BU Student Health Services staff
  • Students

 

JOB CAPABILITIES

  • Substantial experience in the hands-on management and maintenance of an important property portfolio
  • Calm, professional manner, working well under pressure
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Thorough and up-to-date knowledge and experience of health & safety regulations and practice
  • Readily steps in to resolve issues, including out-of-hours
  • Excellent team-working skills
  • Able to solve problems efficiently and identify serious issues
  • Good project management skills.
  • Highly professional in outlook
  • Experience of working with listed buildings/conservation
  • Knowledge of disability law